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Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur - ראש השנה ויום הכיפורים

High Holidays Exit Slips

Exit slips are formative assessment tools that may be used to quickly gauge student learning. They generate valuable feedback about the connections...
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What’s in Your Pocket?

This activity will help students prepare themselves for Yom Kippur. Based on the teaching of Rabbi Simcha Bunim Bonhart of Peshischa, students...
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Teshuvah Taco

Explore Teshuvah through this unique activity with multiple connections to kids’ daily lives.  As students think about the layers of a taco,...
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Prepare and Compare

Connect the Jewish New Year to the new school year: Use this activity as an anchor activity for when students finish with...
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Beaded Honey Spoon

This elegant Rosh Hashanah honey spoon can be made from wire, a spoon, and beads. Download the accompanying cards – one with...
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Jonah Story Sequencing Cards

These sequencing cards provide simple caption-like sentences to retell the story of Jonah.   The Sequencing Card Activities download provides a variety...
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“Toss”-lich

Combining the traditions of Tashlich (throwing bread into water to get rid of sins) and not wearing leather shoes on Yom Kippur,...
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Rosh Hashanah Hebrew Words

This file provides you with Hebrew word cards (with English translations) to use in teaching students Rosh Hashanah vocabulary. Words for the...
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Rosh Hashanah Writing Prompts

These writing prompts encourage elementary age-appropriate introspection as students prepare for the new year. Students write in their hopes, prayers, and plans...
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Rosh Hashanah Journal

The Yamin Noraim (High Holidays, Days of Awe) provide each one of us with an opportunity for genuine soul-searching and reflection. It...
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